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by Beatrix Potter
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Librivox recording of The Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter. Read by Jenny Lundak, Jefferson Montoya and Maeson Montoya The Treasury contains nineteen stories written by Beatrix Potter. The most famous story is Peter Rabbit, which features a naughty young rabbit who learns the value of listening to his mother. (Summary by Jenny Lundak) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (225MB)
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of 20,000 Leagues under the Seas, by Jules Verne. Professor Pierre Aronnax is an academic whose thirst for knowledge carries him out of his ivory tower and on the trail of a mysterious sea beast. His curiosity at last is satiated when he finds himself in the belly of the beast-- that is, on board the incredible submarine the Nautilus, courtesy of its mysterious pilot Captain Nemo and in the company of his servant Conseil and sailor Ned Land. (Introduction by Piper Hale) For...
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by Howard R. Garis
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LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily's Travels by Howard R. Garis. Read in English by Claire; Jennifer Dorr; Emily Wright; S R Colon; Lynne Thompson; Michelle Goode; Sharon Kilmer; Greg Giordano; Phil Schempf; Rebecca Braunert-Plunkett This is the second of 79 Uncle Wiggily books published and contains another selection of bedtime stories from those originally published in the Newark Evening News every day except Saturday for over 40 years. Uncle Wiggily Longears is a loveable rabbit who suffers...
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by Kenneth Grahame
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LibriVox recording of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. This much-loved story follows a group of animal friends in the English countryside as they pursue adventure, and as adventure pursues them! The chief characters - Mole, Rat, and Toad - generally lead upbeat and happy lives, but their tales are leavened with moments of terror, homesickness, awe, madcap antics, and derring-do. Although classed as children's literature, The Wind in the Willows holds a gentle fascination for adults...
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Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 6 (Fables 126-150). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 6 of 12. (Summary by Chip) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Librivox recording of The Lost World The Lost World is a 1912 novel by Arthur Conan Doyle concerning an expedition to a plateau (native name is Tepuyes) in South America (Venezuela) where prehistoric animals (dinosaurs and other extinct creatures) still survive. The character of Professor Challenger was introduced in this book. Interestingly, for a seminal work of dinosaur-related fiction, the reptiles only occupy a small portion of the narrative. Much more time is devoted to a war between...
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Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 5 (Fables 101-125). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 5 of 12. (Summary by Chip) For more information on our readers, please see our catalog page...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens. Read by Tadhg. The story is told almost entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield himself, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a narration.The story deals with the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity.David's father had died six months before he was born, and seven years later, his mother remarries but David and his step-father don’t get on and he is sent to...
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by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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LibriVox recording of Anne of the Island by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read by Karen Savage. Anne is off to Redmond College! She will spend the next three years living and learning, making new friends, and deepening old friendships. Other books in this series by this reader: Anne of Green Gables Anne of Avonlea Anne's House of Dreams Rainbow Valley Rilla of Ingleside For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Charles Dickens
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Librivox recording of the Bleak House by Charles Dickens. Read by Cynthia Lyons. Bleak House is the ninth novel by Charles Dickens, published in 20 monthly parts between March 1852 and September 1853. It is widely held to be one of Dickens’ finest and most complete novels, containing one of the most vast, complex and engaging arrays of minor characters and sub-plots in his entire canon. Dickens tells all of these both through the narrative of the novel’s heroine, Esther Summerson, and as an...
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Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 10 (Fables 226-250). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 10 of 12. (Summary by Chip) For more information on our readers, please see our catalog page...
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Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 4 (Fables 76-100). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 4 of 12. (Summary by Chip) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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Librivox recording of Rilla of Ingleside, by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read by Karen Savage Written in 1921, this is the final book in L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables series. Set during World War I, it shows the courage and endurance of the sisters, mothers and wives (and brothers and fathers) left to tend the home front. The main focus of the book is on Anne and Gilbert's youngest daughter, Rilla. (Summary by Karen Savage) Other books in this series by this reader: Anne of Green Gables...
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by Jules Verne
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Librivox recording of Around the World in Eighty Days , by Jules Verne. Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours ) is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly-employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his friends at the Reform Club. (Summary from Wikipedia) Read by TBOL3. For further information,...
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by Mark Twain
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Librivox recording of The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman The Prince and the Pauper (1882) represents Mark Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. The book, set in 1547, tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court, London, and Prince Edward son of Henry VIII of England. Due to a series of circumstances, the boys accidentally replace each other, and much of the humor in the...
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by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s first novel, Lady Audley’s Secret, was one of the most popular English novels of its day. Published serially in 1862, it tells the story of the lovely Lucy Graham, who becomes Lady Audley at the beginning of the novel, and who conceals a scandalous secret from her new husband and his family. The plot, which includes madness, bigamy, attempted murder, and seduction, made this a shocking but highly successful story for...
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by Jack London
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Librivox's public domain recording of Jack London's White Fang from Project Gutenberg's etext #910 . White Fang (1906) was written as a companion to Jack London's successful Call of the Wild (1903). It is the tale of a wild dog born in the wild and eventually brought to civilization. The story is viewed primarily through the eyes of its canine protagonist and deals with themes of morality and redemption. (Summary by Gord Mackenzie.) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader,...
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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LibriVox recording of A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Karen Savage. Sara is brought to Miss Minchin's Select Seminary for Young Ladies by her father, Captain Crewe, because the climate in India doesn't agree with children. This is the story of her time at Miss Minchin's. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, children, boarding school
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by Benjamin Franklin, ed. Frank Woodworth Pine
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LibriVox recording of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, edited by Frank Woodward Pine. Read by Gary Gilberd. Franklin wrote his autobiography in the form of an extended letter to his son. While recording the events of his life, he adds instructions for good living which makes this work America’s first “How to Succeed” book. (Summary by Gary) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats or languages (if available),...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of The Mysterious Island, by Jules Verne. Read by Mark F. Smith. A story of castaways, similar to Robinson Crusoe and The Swiss Family Robinson, this book details the escape from Civil War-era Richmond, Virginia, of five Northern men who dared to go aloft in a balloon in the midst of a hurricane. Deposited on a lonely island in the Pacific, they make do with Yankee ingenuity where Chance has left them nothing. Only later do they find they have a hidden benefactor: Captain...
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by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm
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LibriVox recording of Grimm's Fairy Tales (version 2), by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm. Read by Bob Neufeld. Children's and Household Tales (German: Kinder- und Hausmärchen) is a collection of German origin fairy tales first published in 1812 by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, the Brothers Grimm. The collection is commonly known today as Grimms' Fairy Tales (German: Grimms Märchen). ( Summary by Wikipedia ) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, children, fairy tales, fiction, short stories, Grimm, Grimms' Fairy Tales
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Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 3 (Fables 51-75). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 3 of 12. (Summary by Chip) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. Read by Denny Sayers. Daniel Defoe's The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner (1719) is considered by many the first English novel. Based on the real-life experiences of the castaway Alexander Selkirk, the book has had a perrenial appeal among readers of all ages - especially the young adult reading public - who continue to find inspiration in the inventive resourcefulness of its hero, sole survivor of...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist is an 1838 novel by Charles Dickens. It was originally published as a serial. Like most of Dickens' work, the book is used to call the public's attention to various contemporary social evils, including the workhouse, child labour and the recruitment of children as criminals. The novel is full of sarcasm and dark humour, even as it treats its serious subject, revealing the hypocrisies of the time. It has been the subject of...
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Librivox recording of Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by: Chapters 1-2: Squiddhartha Chapters 3-4: Gord Chapters 5-6: Kara Chapters 7-8: Literate Loser Chapters 9-10: Ivan Chapters 11-12: Podchef Chapters 13-14: Squiddhartha Chapters 15-16: Hugh Chapters 17-18: Vee Chapters 19-20: mjd-s Chapters 21-22: Kristen Chapters 23-24: Podchef Chapters 25-26: Gord Chapters 27-28: Alex Foster Chapters 29-30: dandyrandy Chapters 31-32: Jean O'Sullivan Chapters 33-34: dandyrandy For further...
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by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Librivox recording of The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Read by Kara Shallenberg Mary Lennox is a spoiled, middle-class, self-centred child who has been recently orphaned. She is accepted into the quiet and remote country house of an uncle, who has almost completely withdrawn into himself after the death of his wife. Mary gradually becomes drawn into the hidden side of the house: why does she hear the crying of a unseen child? Why is there an overgrown, walled garden, its door long...
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by Jonathan Swift
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LibriVox recording of Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift. Read by Lizzie Driver. Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, is a novel by Jonathan Swift that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary sub-genre. It is widely considered Swift's magnum opus and is his most celebrated work, as well as one of the indisputable classics of English literature. (Summary from Wikipedia) For...
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Listen to free audio books and poetry recordings! This library of audio books and poetry features digital recordings and MP3's from the Naropa Poetics Audio Archive, LibriVox, Project Gutenberg, Maria Lectrix, and Internet Archive users.
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by J. M. Barrie
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Librivox recording of Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie. Read by Librivox volunteers. Peter Pan is the well-loved story of three children and their adventures in Neverland with the boy who refuses to grow up. Swashbuckling, fairy dust, and flight; mermaid lagoons, ticking crocodiles, and Princess Tiger Lily; second to the right and then straight on till morning. You know the story... and if you don't, please start listening immediately! (summary by Meredith Hughes) For further information, including...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of Beowulf, translated by Francis Barton Gummere (1855-1919). This is a short but beautiful book, and the Gummere translation really captures the feel of the Old English. Beowulf tells the story of a mysterious young warrior who saves the Spear-Danes from the terrible monster Grendel and his venomous mother. Long a mainstay of English Literature 101 courses at universities around the world, it is not only one of the oldest, but one of the most exciting English folktales ever...
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by Hans Christian Andersen
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LibriVox recording of Andersen's Fairy Tales, by Hans Christian Andersen. A collection of eighteen fairy tales – some popular, some lesser known – by famous Danish author H.C. Andersen. (Summary by Gesine) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B audiobook of...
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by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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Librivox recording of Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic children's novel, Anne of Green Gables tells the story of a red headed orphan girl with a personality you can't help but love. Despite her "tragical" past, Anne's optimism and imagination have helped her to always see the best in things. Anne's life changes considerably when she is accidentally adopted by the Cuthberts, a brother and sister who thought they were getting a boy to help out...
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by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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Librivox recording of Fairy Tales by the Brother Grimm. A classic collection of oral German folklore, brought together for posterity by the scholarly brothers Grimm in the 1800s, this epitome of fairy tales includes many of the world's best known stories. In these dark foreboding woods, you will find: Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, Lily and the Lion (better known as Beauty and the Beast), and Snow White and Rose Red, among other timeless works. These tales were later heavily...
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by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Librivox recording of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver. Arr Jim lad! R.L. Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland and travelled extensively in California and the south Pacific. (Summary by...
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by Charles Dickens
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This is a LibriVox recording of Great Expectations, read by Mark F. Smith. This classic tale tells of an orphan, Pip, who through a series of strange circumstances first finds a trade as a blacksmith's apprentice and then learns that he has "great expectations" of a future inheritance from an anonymous benefactor. He soon learns to live the profligate life of a gentleman as he gradually sheds his associations with the gentle souls of his past, Joe (the blacksmith) and Biddy (a...
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by Johann David Wyss
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Librivox recording of The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss. Read by Mark F. Smith. The Swiss Family Robinson has delighted generations of readers with its exciting tale of a family which, though shipwrecked, displays “the right stuff” and builds a charming colony that later, they do not want to leave. Cut off from the comforts and companionship of other humans, they use a familiarity with natural history and biology to find the resources and build the tools to construct a canoe,...
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by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Librivox recording of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Read by John Greenman. Among the most "banned" books in the United States, Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly is a novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe which treats slavery as a central theme. Stowe was a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist. The novel is believed to have had a profound effect on the North’s view of slavery. In fact, when he met...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (version 02). Read by Mark F. Smith. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain creates an entertaining adventure of Middle America in the 1800's - afloat on a raft on the Mississippi River. Huck escapes his civilized life when he arranges his own "murder" and turns back into the backwoods, downriver yokel he started as, and in the process springing a slave, Jim, from bondage. Huck and Jim experience life as a series of...
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by Aesop
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Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 1 (Fables 1-25). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 1 of 12. (Summary by Chip) Read by: Introduction: Chip Fables 1-2: Joplin Fables 3-4: Kristin...
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Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/11339
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by Mark Twain
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Librivox recording of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , by Mark Twain. Read by Annie Coleman . Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain is one of the truly great American novels, beloved by children, adults, and literary critics alike. The book tells the story of "Huck" Finn (first introduced as Tom Sawyer's sidekick in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ), his friend Jim, and their journey down the Mississippi River on a raft. Both are on the run, Huck from his drunk and abusive...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting...
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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Herman Melville
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Librivox recording of Moby Dick, or the Whale, by Herman Melville. Read by Stewart Wills Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique -- but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book's eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Software for MS-DOS machines that represent entertainment and games. The collection includes action, strategy, adventure and other unique genres of game and entertainment software. Through the use of the EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator, these programs are bootable and playable. Please be aware this browser-based emulation is still in beta - contact Jason Scott , Software Curator, if there are issues or questions. Thanks to eXo for contributions and assistance with this archive. Thank you for your...
New York Public Library
by Ozaki, Yei Theodora
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Topics: Fairy tales -- Japan, Folklore -- Japan